and of little publishing -- the bureaucracy is pretty horrendous. the liberty to move. and the great difficulty, of course, is employing people because once you employ them you cannot just let them go. the american concept of you serve at will is not there. on the other hand, the quality of life in the time i have been in the u.s. from 1963, which is a long time, the quality of life there has improved and i am not sure ours has. it has changed, but has n necessarily improve. traffic is worse, public facilities fewer and farther between, hard to find a toilet. >> just looking at some statistics. americans have 14% of people who are in poverty, 37 or 30 million people, compared to france, 6%, britain, 8%, germany and sweden at 5% or less. america performs far worse than just about all the countries in europe. what i found is that there is a word you use in europe a lot, related to what you talk about, having a business, bureaucracy, but it is called consultation.